Celebrities and entertainment take center stage during the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) 40th Anniversary Gala Awards Weekend to celebrate a milestone at its new venue at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, October 16 -18, 2015.   As part of NIAF's lineup of celebrities, actors Danny Aiello, Chazz Palminteri and Annabel...

Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses will bring their high-energy, big band sound to NIAF's "The Wildest Comes to Washington" Casino Night, during the Gala weekend, performing songs from their latest album "Blow," and getting the crowd on its feet!   Ahead of the big weekend, Prima Jr., son of legendary trumpeter and jazz-band leader Louis Prim...

More than 200 leaders in South Florida's business, civic, governmental and cultural communities greeted Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero in his first official visit to Florida, as he announced the upcoming opening of a new trade office and other recent initiatives. Swire Properties sponsored the May 9 reception at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel...

New York Italians is happy to offer our members a dual membership with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF). Members will benefit from a New York Italians membership as well as an associate level NIAF Membership.   NIAF/NYI Membership Card (with pertaining member benefits)NIAF/NYI Monthly Member Newsletter (separate)Yearlong subsc...

Last chance this month to show your Italianità! in NIAF's first-ever Photo Contest! The topic is the Italian spirit or essence! Italianità in other words! Submissions may be poignant, breathtaking, humorous, provocative, heartbreaking.   They may be portraits, travel photos, spontaneous moments, family celebrations, ancestors, culinary image...

A native of Cupertino, Calif. and former independent contractor at APPLE Inc., Jennie DeLuca Legary is the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship from the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, one of the most renowned institutions for training professionals in the performing arts, and Politecn...

Cross a discerning oenophile with an enthusiastic Italophile and you get the "Tasting in the Vineyards," the NIAF reception at the Charles Krug Winery in Napa Valley on August 23, 4 – 6 p.m.   Join NIAF Area Coordinator Angelina Mondavi, who is at the forefront of a new generation of winemakers in Napa Valley, for an exclusive wine-tasting o...

My father, Charlie (Marcellino) Del Vecchio was born January 9, 1911 in Rome, New York. Both of his parents had emigrated from southern Italy (Campania) at the turn-of-the-century, so he was a first generation born Italian American.   Upon graduating from the Rome Free Academy, he worked for a short period for a photographic studio in Watert...

Italians in DC, insieme all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Casa Italiana, la National Italian American Foundation, Sons of Italy, il Lido Civic Club, e' lieta di sponsorizzare l'evento organizzato dalla Holy Rosary Church (la chiesa italo-americana a Washington) all'interno dell'Anno della Cultura Italiana.   La tavola rotonda offrira' un pro...

Densa di attività l'agenda della National Italian American Foundation di Washington che si appresta ad annunciare la lista di celebrità che hanno dato l'adesione al gala newyorkese del 3 aprile alla sala Cipriani on 42nd Street, un evento di richiamo che segue l'annuncio storico dell'assegnazione di un grant da mezzo milione di dollari alla Univers...